Browse Public Announcements for 2004 - 2005 School Year

Changes Made in Awarding Credit for Some Courses

(January 31, 2005)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has changed the procedures for awarding credit for high school courses taken in middle school. Students who took high school courses in middle school before ...(more)

3 Schools Test Some Students & Staff for TB

(January 31, 2005)

Two Montgomery County Public Schools students have been diagnosed with active tuberculosis (TB). The students attend Kemp Mill Elementary School and Col. E. Brooke Lee Middle School. One of the stud ...(more)

Schools Will Open 2 Hours Late Monday, January 31

(January 30, 2005)

All Montgomery County Public Schools will open two hours late on Monday, January 31 due to weather conditions. Bus service will be provided on a two-hour delayed schedule. Morning Kindergarten, He ...(more)

Four Blair Students are Among 40 Nat'l Intel Finalists

(January 26, 2005)

Four Montgomery Blair High School students have been named finalists in the 64th annual Intel Science Talent Search--the most finalists from any high school or school district in the nation. They a ...(more)

MCPS Seniors Outperform Nation on AP Tests

(January 26, 2005)

African American and Hispanic seniors’ performance tops the national average Thirty-nine percent of Montgomery County Public Schools graduating seniors from the class of 2004 scored a 3 or higher ...(more)

Review Shows Successful Foreign Language Program

(January 25, 2005)

A review of the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Foreign Language Program in Grades K-12 indicates that a comprehensive and highly successful foreign language program is being provided to MCPS ...(more)

MCPS Achieves Highest Rating in State, Poll Shows

(January 25, 2005)

Montgomery County Public Schools scored the highest marks in the state among voters in the new Maryland Poll conducted for The Baltimore Sun by Potomac Incorporated. Montgomery County Public Schoo ...(more)

"Making Music at Strathmore" to Air on MCPS Ch. 34

(January 24, 2005)

ROCKVILLE, MD-Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) instructional television's Cable Channel 34 will air its new mini-documentary production, “Making Music at Strathmore,” throughout the month of Fe ...(more)

Rocky Hill MS Activities Canceled Today, Jan. 24

(January 24, 2005)

EMERGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT All after school and community activities at Rocky Hill Middle School in Clarksburg are canceled today, January 24, due to a water line break. The Community meeting on ...(more)

All Activities Canceled Today, Jan. 23

(January 23, 2005)

EMERGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT All school and community activities in school facilities are canceled today, January 23, due to weather conditions. ...(more)

Activities Canceled After 1 p.m. Today, Jan. 22

(January 22, 2005)

EMERGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT All school and community activities in school facilities scheduled to take place after 1 p.m. today, January 22, will be canceled due to weather conditions. SAT exams a ...(more)

Magruder High School Closed This Evening, Jan. 21

(January 21, 2005)

Col. Zadok Magruder High School is closed this evening, Jan. 21, due to a water main break. Night school classes are canceled. ...(more)

Weather-Related Changes Posted at 6 a.m. Sat., 1-22

(January 21, 2005)

EMERGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT Weekend weather conditions are being closely monitored. Any decision to cancel weekend activities, including the SAT exam, will be announced by 6 a.m., Saturday, January 22, ...(more)

Important Message for Staff about the January 24 Professional Day

(January 21, 2005)

Professional Activities Will Proceed As Scheduled on Monday, January 24. Teachers, and other 10-month MCEA unit members, can complete report cards either at school or at home. Notification should ...(more)

Schools Will Open 2 Hours Late Jan. 20

(January 19, 2005)

EMERGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT Schools Will Open 2 Hours Late Thursday, January 20 All Montgomery County Public Schools will open two hours late on Thursday, January 20 due to emergency weather cond ...(more)